Royal Opera House staff to be made redundant
A founder member of The Independent David Lister joined the paper in 1986 as Assistant Home Editor. He became the paper's arts correspondent in 1988 and is now Arts Editor and writes a column each Saturday. He is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts.
Thursday 27 June 1996
Jobs will be reduced from 820 to 500, with staff being offered enhanced redundancy pay and first consideration for new posts when the ROH reopens. Sir Jeremy Isaacs, general director, said: "I very much regret that the very different programme means we cannot keep all our staff with us during closure."
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